Povidone- Iodine 5.0 % Ointment – Brought up with the brand name POVONE, this ointment is available at the Top Manufacturer and Supplier of India, Mestra Pharma. Povidone Iodine is an antiseptic topical that is used to treat and prevent skin infections in burns, abrasions, minor cuts, grazes, blisters, scrapes, etc. It is a disinfectant agent that is used to reduce the capabilities of the infection. This ointment is recommended by well-known doctors and dermatologists to people with such skin infections.
Povidone-Iodine works by killing the harmful infections that cause microorganisms. With its long-lasting antiseptic effects, this ointment is used to improve the healing procedure in pressure sores, skin wounds, and surgical incisions. Moreover, the topical is also used as a surgical hand scrub to wash the skin and eye surface before surgery to prevent infections. This medication provides a definite layer to the skin which serves as a shield to protect the skin from infections.
Before applying this ointment, clean the affected area accurately. Apply a gentle amount of the medicine to the skin. Apply this medication twice or thrice a day daily or as directed by the doctor or dermatologist. Do not use it for more than a week before the recommendation of the doctor. It can be covered with a sterile bandage.
This medication is only for external purposes only. Thus, Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, nose and in case it is accidentally got contacted, thoroughly rinse it with water. Make sure to speak up with the doctor about the sensitivity, peculiar skin conditions, unusual allergic reaction to povidone-iodine or other similar medicines. Do not use this medication on deep wounds and clean surgical wounds. If the skin uncertainties like itching, burning, irritation, redness, etc., fall in the affected area, immediately remove the medication and talk to the doctor.